Wanted: VPRO Big Screen public jury
A diverse competition bridging the gap between popular, classic and art house cinema. An expert audience jury picks the winner.
In the VPRO Big Screen Competition, a selection of new films is chosen to have their international premiere at the International Film Festival Rotterdam. The winning film is released in Dutch cinemas, acquired by the VPRO, and broadcast on NPO 2. Additionally, the award comes with a prize of €30,000. Half of this amount goes to the distributor who decides to acquire the film.
Winners per edition
Will you decide who will be the winner of 2024?
Become part of our public jury now!
Endless Borders by Abbas Amini
Kung Fu Zohra by Mabrouk El Mechri
El perro que no calla by Ana Katz
A Perfectly Normal Family by Malou Reymann
Transnistra by Anna Eborn
Nina by Olga Chajdas
Pop Aye by Kirsten Tan
Les ogres by Léa Fehner
Second Coming by Debbie Tucker Green
Another Year by Oxana Bychkova
Bellas mariposas by Salvatore Mereu
In the VPRO Big Screen Competition, a panel of audience judges decides which IFFR film will be presented to a wide audience. Sign up now to be a jury member and view and assess all nominated films at IFFR 2024 (January 25th to February 4th).
Are you a film enthusiast and eager to attend screenings at IFFR 2024?
Register to join the VPRO Big Screen Award Jury. Our five-member jury has the unique opportunity to watch all films selected for the Big Screen Competition during the festival and collectively determine the winner of the VPRO Big Screen Award.
As a jury member, you must be available from January 25th to February 4th, 2023, to watch all nominated films. Your schedule for this will be disclosed once the film program is complete. We aim for a diverse team and are seeking jurors of all ages—a true reflection of the city of Rotterdam, where everyone is welcome. And don't worry: you don't need a professional background in film to participate. All you need is a love for film and an eye for movies that deserve a wider audience beyond the festival.
Registration is open until Friday, December 15th, 2023. After that, you'll receive the results in early January 2024.